News from June 2016

Defense counsel's withdrawal motion in premises liability case granted due to irreconcilable differences

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 29, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – Irreconcilable differences, cited as the defining reason from defense counsel to leave a city-based premises liability case in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, have led that withdrawal motion to be approved.

Federal government alleges default in loan payment

By The Penn Record | Jun 29, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — The federal government unit is suing William J. Rose, a Phoenixville resident, citing alleged default in payment.

Federal government says borrower hasn't repaid loan

By The Penn Record | Jun 29, 2016

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing Kristie Wells, a Sykesville resident, citing alleged default in payment.

Worker says oilfield service company didn't pay overtime

By The Penn Record | Jun 29, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Solo Construction LLC, an oilfield service company, claiming he was not paid proper overtime wages.

Man says employer withheld money for insurance but let policy lapse

By The Penn Record | Jun 29, 2016

HARRISBURG — A benefit-plan participant is suing Vanesko Enterprises, Inc. and Jeffrey P. Vanesko, his former employer and a company principal/plan administrator, citing alleged fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and wrongful discharge.

Woman says panic attack incident led to wrongful termination

By The Penn Record | Jun 29, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing OSA Global LLC, a former employer, citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Recovery company cries foul over Farmers' premiums

By Mike Helenthal | Jun 30, 2016

PHILADELPHIA - Insurers and reinsurers are supposed to have each other's backs, but that can change when one's interest runs into the other's bottom line.

Clean water advocate says cases, like Yuengling's, take too long

By Taryn Phaneuf | Jun 30, 2016

HARRISBURG – In handing down an “above average” penalty against D.G. Yuengling and Son Inc. over allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached a welcome result but not in a timely manner, an environmental advocate says.

Woman says motorist failed to stop at intersection

By Louie Torres | Jun 30, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing another motorist, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man says faulty humidifier sparked blaze

By Louie Torres | Jun 30, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing Gree USA Inc., Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai, Gree USA Sales Ltd. and Hong Kong Gree Electric Appliances Sales Co. Ltd., citing alleged design defect, liability and product liability in connection with a fire at his property.

Coca-Cola Company accused of copyright infringement

By Louie Torres | Jun 30, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania company is suing The Coca-Cola Company, a consumer food manufacturer, citing alleged copyright infringement.

Motorist files court claim against her insurer

By Louie Torres | Jun 30, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A driver is suing Government Employees Insurance Company, her auto insurer, seeking payment of underinsured motorist coverage following a collision.

Man says Starbucks violated medical-leave law

By Louie Torres | Jun 30, 2016

HARRISBURG — A former employee is suing Starbucks Corporation, citing alleged violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and wrongful termination.

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